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Huwe Family History

Huwe Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German huwe ‘(great horned) owl’, or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of an owl.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Huse, Duwe, Hase, Howe, Hege, Huhn, Aue, Ruge, Hulse, Auge

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Where is the Huwe family from?

You can see how Huwe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huwe family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Huwe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Huwe family living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Huwe's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Huwe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huwe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huwe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Huwe. 36% of Huwe men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
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What Huwe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Huwe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huwe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 250 immigration records available for the last name Huwe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 531 military records available for the last name Huwe. For the veterans among your Huwe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huwe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Huwe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Huwe in 1956 was 54, and 52 in 2004.

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